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Travel Tips


    •  Foreign nationals should obtain the required permit from the immigration authorities soon after landing in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

    •  Visit only the permitted areas and make use of the services of an authorised tourist guide.

    •  Consult life guards before entering the sea and swim in the safe areas only.

    •  Keep the beaches and environment clean. Dispose off garbage in dustbins.

    •  Avail the services of scuba diving instructors having certification of organisations like PADI, CMAS, NAUI, BSAC or    SSI for safe diving experience.

    •  Do not enter restricted/tribal areas and if in a Tribal Reserve Area do not shoot photographs or videos.

    •  Camping in beaches or forest areas during nights is not permitted.

    •  Do not light fire in the forest areas or enter national parks without permission.

    •  Do not collect, destroy or remove any living or dead animal/plant.

    •  Eat food that is boiled, cooked or fried, avoid anything that is cold or raw.

    •  A smattering of English, Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu is spoken here. People are eager to converse in English. And a smile can get you out of a tough spot.